Arborist Crew Leader

$23.00 - $40.00 hourly
  • Chippers, Inc
  • Enfield, NH, USA
  • 12 Feb, 2020
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Job Description

Our mission at Chippers, Inc is to advance and sustain our position as the premier provider of comprehensive green care services to our clients, and to be the preferred employer for professionals and staff in our industry:

We’re All About Your Life Outside™

We’re green care professionals devoted to delighting our clients, offering a great place to spend one’s career.

All About the highest standards of professionalism and excellence in everything we do.

Your Life our clients’ lives and happiness; our employees’ lives and happiness; the cultivated landscape’s health and beauty; the greater natural world and all green and growing things.

Outside most everything we do is outside or is caring for green and growing things inside, we want our clients to love the beauty and health of their outdoor spaces, and we want teammates who are passionate about our work and company.

Crane Operator:

Responsibilities

  • Daily activities, production and supervision of an assigned crew
  • Ensures that each crew member is working efficiently, adhering to all safety guidelines, and utilizing all appropriate PPE
  • Reports all concerns, accidents and/or injuries to the Operations Manager
  • Responsible for all assigned equipment and enforces the equipment maintenance program
  • Records daily crew reports, and handles on site customer communications when required

Primary Objectives

  • Provides clients with exceptional customer service and enhanced value
  • Team chippers - champions our core values, vision and mission statement
  • Protect chippers employees, equipment and financial well-being through a safety first and “I WILL” safety attitude by following policies and leading by example
  • Ability to teach and lead a safe and efficient crew
  • Skillful of on-the-job problem solving
  • Adept at set-up and safe operation of crane and jobsite
  • Ability to work with crew members of varying abilities and under direct supervision of crane operator instructor until released to work independently
  • Ability to judge weight of wood and load chart as to only operate within 75% of rated capacity

Requirements

  • Class-A CDL license
  • ANSI approved crane operator’s license or ability to obtain
  • Must have or obtain ISA certification
  • Team player with positive attitude and proven ability to work efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education and Experience

  • 2 or 4 year degree within arboriculture, horticulture, forestry, landscaping, environmental design; or equivalent field experience
  • 4 years tree climbing and arboricultural or equivalent equipment operation experience
  • Thorough understanding of hydraulics and willingness to learn from the crane operator instructor

What we can offer you:

  • $2,500 Sign-On Bonus
  • 2019 New Hampshire's Best Places To Work
  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Potential for overtime
  • Devoted Safety Trainer is each location to promote skill and career advancement
  • Positive I WILL safety culture
  • Industry related training and Chippers training courses
  • Excellent benefits offered
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plan
  • Paid time off
  • Roth IRA Matching
  • Employee referral bonus program

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift
  • Overtime
  • 8 hour shift
  • 10 hour shift

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Signing bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

Work Location:

  • One location

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00 to $40.00 /hour

Experience:

  • crane operation: 2 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Enfield, NH (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Signing bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift
  • Overtime
  • 8 hour shift
  • 10 hour shift

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